Amitabh Bachchan is probably the biggest Superstar India has ever produced. He was born in Allahabad, on 11th October, 1942. He is the son of Hindi-Urdu poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bahchchan. He is well known for his incredible acting skills, his deep baritone voice and his humble nature.

He is nicknamed Big B, Munna and the Shahenshah of Bollywood. He went to Sherwood College, Nainital and has a double MA degree from Delhi University. Before becoming an actor, he has worked in Calcutta as an announcer for All India Radio, a stage actor and a freight company’s executive. He debuted in the movie Saat Hindustani(1969) by K.A. Abbas. He has gone on to deliver hits like Deewar, Zanjeer(1972), Sholay(1975) with Dharmendra and Amjad Khan, Coolie, Bombay to Goa etc. His filmography is extensive with him playing double and triple roles in movies like Don (1978), Kasme Vaade(1978) an the Great Gambler(1979). The first award that he had won was for his supporting role in Anand, a movie by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. He has also done playback in movies like Silsila and more recently in Baghban(2003). He has a wax statue in Madame Tussaud’s museum.

Amitabh Bachchan was very close to the Gandhi family and had been elected MP from Allahabad in 1985. But, owing to some financial misappropriation, he has to step down. He is known to be close friends with Samajwadi Party member Amar Singh.

Amitabh Bachchan has been married to Jaya Bachchan since 1973, and has 2 children with her- Abhishek and Shweta.

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Amitabh Bachchan consoles heart-broken Aishwarya at the chautha

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan completely shattered with the demise of her father Krishnaraj Rai. Late Rai’s prayer meet was held on Tuesday afternoon and many Bollywood celebrities graced the chautha of Aishwarya’s father. The entire Bachchan parivaar were spotted at the event. Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Ba ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan suffers strained neck due to old stunts

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been in the film industry for over four decades. The legendary actor has suffered many injuries during his shoots, some which still give him pain. Amitabh Bachchan was spotted wearing a neck brace at daughter-in-law and actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s father’ ... read more

Aishwarya’s father critical, Bachchans won’t celebrate Holi

The Bachchans who are known to throw a grand Holi bash every year will not celebrate the festival of colours this year and the reason is best known to all. The Bachchan bahurani’s father Krishnaraj Rai is very critical and was admitted to the ICU of Lilavati hospital. Owing to Aishwarya’s ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘Sarkar 3’ postponed again to May 12

The release of Ram Gopal Varma’s directorial ‘Sarkar 3’ starring Amitabh Bachchan has been pushed forward yet again. The political thriller which was supposed to hit screens on April 7, will now release on May 12. The movie is reportedly facing some delay in post-production work. The distr ... read more

Aamir Khan clears air on working with Shah Rukh Khan

Aamir Khan turned 52 on Tuesday, and maintaining the annual ritual, the superstar cut the cake with media. Dressed in a crisp white shirt, sporting a bespectacled look with moustache and light beard, the ‘Dangal’ actor thanked the media persons for wishing him. He recalled about his childh ... read more